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Poets at the Library

Monday, April 15, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Featured poets Dennis Nurkse and Coleen Marks read for 20 minutes from their works, followed by an open-mic session.

Nurkse’s 11th poetry collection “Love in the Last Days” was published by Knopf in 2017. He is the recipient of the Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Whiting Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. He has also taught poetry at Rikers Island and served on the board of Amnesty International-USA.

 

 

Marks’ first book of poems is “Writing Naked.” She has been a human resources executive, and is an award-winning photographer. Marks is a graduate of Rutgers University where she studied with Alicia Ostriker who encouraged her Irish storytelling sensibility onto the path of poetry.

 

 

 

 

Co-sponsored by the library, US1 Poets’ Cooperative and Delaware Valley Poets.

Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this programming do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Details

Date:
Monday, April 15
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Newsroom – Second Floor
65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States
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Other

In-House Program Category 2
NEH
Staff Contact
Hannah Schmidl
Setup Required
40 chairs facing forward, podium out
Summary
Featured poets Dennis Nurkse and Coleen Marks read for 20 minutes from their works, followed by an open-mic session. Nurkse's 11th poetry collection "Love in the Last Days" was published by Knopf in 2017. He is the recipient of the Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Whiting Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. He has also taught poetry at Rikers Island and served on the board of Amnesty International-USA. Marks' first book of poems is "Writing Naked." She has been a human resources executive, and is an award-winning photographer. Marks is a graduate of Rutgers University where she studied with Alicia Ostriker who encouraged her Irish storytelling sensibility onto the path of poetry. Co-sponsored by the library, US1 Poets’ Cooperative and Delaware Valley Poets.
Co-Presenters
US1 Poets’ Cooperative and Delaware Valley Poets.
Series
Poets at the Library
Promotional Materials
Handbill (5.5 x 8.5)
Max Number of Attendees
55
Additional Images
both poet photos on transfer
Age Groups
Adult
Status of Post
P - Ready for M to Edit